Travel within Japan is: Fully open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Nobeoka?

Book now

There are 3 ways to get from Kokura Ekimae to Nobeoka by train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Nobeoka Ltd Exp Nichirin / ...

2 alternative options

Train via Ōita  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Oita Ltd Exp Sonic / ...
  2. Take the train from Oita to Nobeoka Ltd Exp Nichirin / ...

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Kokura Ekimae to Nobeoka 228.5 km
Kokura Ekimae → Nobeoka
Fully open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in Japan

2m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Japan

Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Observe COVID-19 safety rules

COVID-19 help in Japan

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 0120-565653

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Japan is currently allowed.

Explore travel options

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nobeoka is 0120-565653.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nobeoka is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nobeoka is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0120-565653.

Last updated: 11 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Kokura Ekimae to Nobeoka is to drive, which costs ¥3100 - ¥4500 and takes 2h 55m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Kokura Ekimae to Nobeoka is to drive which costs ¥3100 - ¥4500 and takes 2h 55m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kokura and arriving at Nobeoka. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 49m.

More details

The distance between Kokura Ekimae and Nobeoka is 162 km. The road distance is 228.5 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Kokura Ekimae to Nobeoka without a car is to train which takes 3h 49m and costs ¥6000 - ¥9000.

More details

The train from Kokura to Nobeoka takes 3h 49m including transfers and departs twice daily.

More details

Kokura Ekimae to Nobeoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Kokura station.

More details

Kokura Ekimae to Nobeoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Nobeoka station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Kokura Ekimae to Nobeoka is 228 km. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Kokura Ekimae to Nobeoka.

Get driving directions

There are six+ hotels available in Nobeoka. Prices start at ¥12500 per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Kokura Ekimae to Nobeoka.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 162.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 49m

What companies run services between Kokura Ekimae, Japan and Nobeoka, Japan?

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Kokura to Nobeoka twice daily. Tickets cost ¥6000 - ¥9000 and the journey takes 3h 49m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Nobeoka
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥9000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
Reserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Green Seat
¥9000 - ¥13000
Train from Kokura to Oita
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Reserved Seat
¥3600 - ¥5500
Green Seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Train from Oita to Nobeoka
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4600
Reserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Green Seat
¥4700 - ¥6500

Want to know more about travelling around Japan

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.